Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for VPN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VPN over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 106 56 94
Rank change year-on-year -50 +38 +6
Contract jobs citing VPN 11 38 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.63% 2.94% 0.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.02% 15.90% 5.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 25 9
Milton Keynes median daily rate £375 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25% +25.00%
10th Percentile £323 £213 £306
90th Percentile £428 £538 £535
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £413 £425
% change year-on-year -3.03% -2.94% +32.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 4
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.67% -21.05% +26.67%
10th Percentile £17.50 £11.30 £18.15
90th Percentile £19.70 £18.70 £20.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +26.67% -21.05% +26.67%

VPN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 219 239 372
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 12.54% 18.50% 19.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 132 147
Milton Keynes median daily rate £413 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +12.50% +21.21%
10th Percentile £185 £221 £258
90th Percentile £536 £550 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 15
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.67% -6.25% +12.28%
10th Percentile £17.50 £9.00 £11.75
90th Percentile £60.00 £23.35 £19.80
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £19.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +30.00% -6.25% +33.33%

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings citing VPN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes.

Job vacancy trend for VPN in Milton Keynes

VPN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VPN in Milton Keynes.

Contractor daily rate trend for VPN in Milton Keynes

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VPN in Milton Keynes.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VPN in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VPN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for VPN.

1 7 (63.64%) Windows
1 7 (63.64%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (54.55%) Telecoms
3 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
4 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
4 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
5 3 (27.27%) Windows 10
5 3 (27.27%) Firewall
5 3 (27.27%) LAN
6 2 (18.18%) MPLS
6 2 (18.18%) VoIP
6 2 (18.18%) WLAN
6 2 (18.18%) Cisco
6 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
7 1 (9.09%) Break/Fix
7 1 (9.09%) Wireless
7 1 (9.09%) Frame Relay
7 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (9.09%) IP Telephony
7 1 (9.09%) CCSE
7 1 (9.09%) Supply Chain Management
7 1 (9.09%) Change Management
7 1 (9.09%) Finance
7 1 (9.09%) Maximo
7 1 (9.09%) CCSA

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (27.27%) Firewall
2 3 (27.27%) LAN
3 2 (18.18%) MPLS
3 2 (18.18%) VoIP
3 2 (18.18%) WLAN
4 1 (9.09%) ATM
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (9.09%) DWDM
4 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
4 1 (9.09%) Frame Relay
4 1 (9.09%) Internet
4 1 (9.09%) IP Telephony
4 1 (9.09%) Network Security
4 1 (9.09%) SDH
4 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications
4 1 (9.09%) Wireless
4 1 (9.09%) X.25
4 1 (9.09%) xDSL
General
1 6 (54.55%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
1 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) Analyst
1 2 (18.18%) Desktop Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) Desktop Support
1 2 (18.18%) Help Desk Analyst
1 2 (18.18%) Service Analyst
1 2 (18.18%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (9.09%) Break Fix Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Check Point Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) IT Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Network Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Rollout Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared Deployment Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Customer Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
3 3 (27.27%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
2 1 (9.09%) Break/Fix
2 1 (9.09%) Business Development
2 1 (9.09%) Change Management
2 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
2 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
2 1 (9.09%) Supply Chain Management
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
1 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) CCNA
2 1 (9.09%) CCNP
2 1 (9.09%) CCSA
2 1 (9.09%) CCSE
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) Aerohive Networks
3 1 (9.09%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 1 (9.09%) Brocade
3 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
3 1 (9.09%) Ericsson
3 1 (9.09%) Nortel
3 1 (9.09%) Remedy